Thoracic Pathology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437723809, 9781455737888

Thoracic Pathology

1st Edition

A Volume in the High Yield Pathology Series (Expert Consult - Online and Print)

Authors: Aliya Husain
Print ISBN: 9781437723809
eBook ISBN: 9781455737888
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 11th April 2012
Page Count: 624


Save time identifying and diagnosing diseases of the lung, mediastinum and heart with Thoracic Pathology, a volume in the Highy Yield Pathology series. Edited by noted pathologist Dr. Aliya Husain, this medical reference book is designed to help you review the key pathologic features of a full range of thoracic diseases, recognize the classic look of typical specimens, and quickly confirm your diagnoses for more than 400 discreet entities found in the lung, mediastinum, and heart.

Key Features

  • Find information quickly and easily with a templated, easy-to-reference format.
  • Confirm your diagnoses with excellent color photographs that demonstrate the classic appearance of each disease.
  • Find the answers you need fast with concise bulleted text.
  • Depend on authoritative information from leading experts in the field.
  • Access the full text online, perform quick searches, and download images at

Table of Contents


A. Normal Lung

Development of Lung

Normal Lung

B. Incidental Findings   

Meningothelioid (Meningothelial-Like/Meningothelial) Nodule

Osseous Metaplasia

Corpora Amylacea

C. Developmental and Pediatric Diseases   

Pulmonary Hypoplasia

Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation (CPAM)

Pulmonary Sequestration

Bronchogenic Cyst

Peripheral Lung Cysts

Infantile (Congenital) Lobar Emphysema

Interstitial Pulmonary Emphysema (IPE)

Congenital Pulmonary Lymphangiectasis

Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia

Surfactant Dysfunction Disorders

Hyaline Membrane Disease

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)

Pulmonary Interstitial Glycogenosis (PIG)

Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD) Of Childhood

D. Pediatric Tumors   

Pleuropulmonary Blastoma

Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor (IMT)

Congenital Pulmonary Myofibroblastic Tumor

Metastatic Pediatric Tumors

E. Obstructive Lung (Airway) Diseases   

Large Airway Diseases


Cystic Fibrosis

Chronic Bronchitis


Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

Small Airway Diseases and Emphysema   

Acute Bronchiolitis

Chronic Bronchiolitis

Follicular Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis Obliterans/Constrictive Bronchiolitis Obliterans/Constrictive Bronchiolitis


F. Restrictive (Interstitial) Lung Diseases   

Acute Restrictive Lung Diseases

Pulmonary Edema

Acute Lung Injury, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Diffuse Alveolar Damage

Acute Interstitial Pneumonia (AIP)

Chronic Restrictive Lung Diseases  &nb


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About the Author

Aliya Husain

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pathology, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois